Trump’s First UN Address: A Discourse Analysis

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By Niko Costantino, Analyst KEDISA

Donald Trump, a few days ago, gave a passionate, and daring speech at the United Nations headquarters in New York, in front of political leaders and heads of state from the five continents. Singular were the concepts he put forward, and the technique he used to do it. To understand them, a rational discourse analysis is the most reliable tool.



The scope of this paper is not enough to provide a complete discourse analysis of a speech that endured more than forty minutes, instead it will depict its most salient aspects.


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